Biomedical Equipment Tech III

Munson Healthcare Charlevoix, Michigan Clinical Engineering Full-Time Day shift


Requisition #: 43036
Total hours worked per week: 40

Description

SUMMARY

A high skilled Biomed with 6+ years’ experience and CBET or CHTM certification. Fully experienced with exceptional skill set of knowledge. Works with minimal supervision. Capable of serving as trainer, mentor to junior and mid-level staff. Capable of performing in lead capacity. Good personal (face to face) and phone communications skills are required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduate (GED or equivalent).

  • Must possess an Associate degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology, Electronics Technology, IT Technology or be military trained in biomedical equipment service. Must meet educational requirements of BMET I.

  • Possess a minimum of four years’ experience in healthcare biomedical equipment repair and calibration.

  • Active certification from the International Certification Commission as Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) or Certified Radiology Equipment Specialist (CRES)

  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of the theory of operation and physiological principles associated with the use of biomedical instrumentation and test equipment needed to maintain and calibrate medical devices.

  • Must be able to lift medium loads (50 pounds of less) occasionally (0-33% of the workday); must be able to work seated and walk frequently (34-67% of the workday); must have good hearing and speaking ability.

ORGANIZATION

BMET III Technicians will work under the direction of the Clinical Engineering Manager/Coordinators. 

Working areas will cover all Munson Healthcare owned and affiliated facilities. Has daily working contact with hospital employees, medical staff, patients and visitors.

Some projects will include working together with other Munson Healthcare departments such as Plant Engineering and Information Systems.

BMET III Technicians may be required to lead the activities of other Munson Healthcare personnel assigned to assist them with specific repairs or special projects.

BMET III Technicians will be involved in providing “on-the-job” training to other Clinical Engineering staff as requested by supervision.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  1. Supports the Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Values statements of Munson Healthcare.

  2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare with a focus on True North.  

  3. Promotes personal and patient safety. 

  4. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

  5. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

  6. Must be familiar with and able to demonstrate the use of test equipment, including oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters and other specialty test equipment and simulators specific to medical equipment calibration and repair.

  7. Will be consulted regarding various code requirements and compliance of code requirements by members of the leadership team within the Munson Healthcare system.

  8. Will be required to demonstrate the repair and operations of associated equipment to other Clinical Engineering employees.

  9. Must be able to read and interpret specifications, blueprints, wiring diagrams, installation manuals, applications note, technical manuals, engineering drawings, schematics, ladders diagrams and also be able to prepare drawing and sketches.

  10. Must be able to perform job assignments in a professional and businesslike manner. This includes interacting with customers, co-workers, and leadership. As well as preparing reports, keeping records and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

  11. Must be able to analyze and isolate the medical systems mechanical or electronic malfunction, determine repairs required, initiate paperwork to order parts, determine downtime, repair, adjust and calibrate all within a reasonable time period.

  12. Must be able to examine medical equipment systems for sign of improper operation, evidence of deterioration, unreported malfunctions and suitability of unit to requirements.